Georgia on my Plate

Georgia's farms are as varied as the state itself. From signature products such as peaches and peanuts, to the latest in culinary trends, our state's farmers are committed to putting the freshest meats, fruits, vegetables, and dairy on plates here at home and around the country.

This year - in an exclusive partnership with Kroger - the AJC is profiling some of the farms and farmers that keep us fed. Alongside these profiles, we'll share delicious recipes from Kroger so you can make the most of both seasonal produce and year-round favorites.

Mushroom business, Buddhist retreat live side by side in Georgia mountains
Decisions of a Georgia farmer’s daughter are no small peanuts

This episode of Georgia on my Plate takes Food & Dining editor Ligaya Figueras to Mitchell County, where the new generation at family-owned Longleaf Ridge Farms is carrying on a hundred-year tradition of peanut farming. Afterwards, Ligaya meets up with Chef John, who makes shrimp in a sweet and spicy peanut sauce.

Start a catfish farm in Georgia? Why not, coastal restaurateur says
DaySpring Farms finds niche as organic seed-to-sack grain operation

This month, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Food & Dining editor Ligaya Figueras visits DaySpring Farms, an organic, a turnkey seed-to-sack grain operation in Danielsville, Georgia, where she talks with the Brett family. Afterwards, she meets up with Kroger's Chef John, who demonstrates how to make perfect grits.

Monroe couple’s farm is part of movement to reclaim a lost way of life

Retiree finds new career on Greensboro blueberry farm

First-gen farming couple plants roots on property in Madison

Grateful Pastures Farm unique among Georgia chicken farms

This month, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Food & Dining editor Ligaya Figueras visits Grateful Pastures, an organic, pasture-raised chicken farm in Mansfield, Georgia, where she talks with farmer Shaun Terry. Afterwards, she meets up with Chef John, who makes a delicious tomato basil chicken dish.

Goat farming 'not so much a job as a lifestyle'